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Accident: 110276.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb While Clearing Jam

Accident: 110276.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 10/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354947.01510/22/2018Engineered Floors, Llc
At 11:30 a.m. on October 13, 2018, an employee was troubleshooting a twister mac hine and, upon inspection, noted it was clogged. The employee removed the machi ne's guard to clear the jam and amputated his left hand's thumb when struck by t he rotating parts to the machine. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, clogged, jammed, machine guarding, rotating parts, struck by, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1354947.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Mechanical engineering technicians

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